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September 15 2021 1A-8 football coaches poll

OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 1A-8 football poll following the conclusion of Week 2. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.

Look for the 1A-8 football poll every Wednesday during the fall season.

Please note: these polls are for generating interest and discussion only and have no impact on the OSAA’s RPI and Colley ratings that form the basis of the OSAA’s rankings for playoff purposes.

If there are any varsity football head coaches who would like to vote in 1A-8 coaches polls going forward but did not receive notice to vote in this one, please email [email protected]

1. Adrian (6) [1] 2-0 78

2. Powder Valley (2) [2] 2-0 73

3. St. Paul [3] 2-0 60

4. Dufur [4] 1-1 42

5. Lost River [9] 1-1 39

6. Waldport [7] 2-0 35

7. Wallowa [7] 0-0 27

8. Crane [5] 1-1 22

9. Pilot Rock [6] 2-0 11

9. Perrydale [nr] 2-0 11

Dropped out:

Former No. 10 Camas Valley 0-2

First-place votes in parentheses              

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org.

Others receiving significant votes: Gold Beach 1-1 8

Week 2 highlights: Lance Tuck passed for three touchdowns and ran for a score to lead St. Paul to a 48-0 win over Days Creek, which was limited to 78 total yards. ... Pilot Rock dispatched Enterprise 36-32 as Jace Otteson threw three touchdown passes and had a team-high 11 tackles. Efren Castro rushed for 141 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries for Pilot Rock. … Lost River blanked Camas Valley 34-0 as Chase McAuliffe threw two touchdown passes to Hayden Duren and Connor Dunlea ran for two scores. ... Powder Valley built a 40-6 halftime lead in its 46-14 win over Elgin, which dressed 11 players. … Tied 32-32 after three quarters, Waldport pulled away to beat Gold Beach 56-40. The Irish had four interceptions, two in the end zone to stop Gold Beach drives.